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You will need to prepare:
  1. Household certificate
  2. ROC ID card
  3. seal (signature).
  4. Birth certificate (original is required)
  5. Letter of Attorney
  6. Agreement on (Change of) Surname of Minor

How to apply:
  1. Go to any household registration office to apply in person
  2. Online Appointment (You have to go to the household registration office which you designated to apply)

Processing period:
  1. General application (non network): 1.5 hour
  2. Online appointment: 2 days

household registration office

  1. Documents prepared abroad should be verified by our embassies, consulates, representative offices, offices or other agencies authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; documents prepared in the mainland or Hong Kong and Macau should be established or designated by the Executive Yuan. Organization or entrusted civil society verification.If the document is in a foreign language, a Chinese translation certified by the overseas embassy or certified by a notary public in China should be attached.
  2. Application period: within 60 days from the date of birth of the fetus.